AFC CUP 2021 - GROUP-D (Play-off South Zone Asia (BENGALURU FC) FIXTURE08.04.21: Bengaluru FC today announced 29-man squad for the qualifiers of the 2021 AFC Cup, which begin with a Preliminary Stage Two clash against Nepalese side Tribhuvan Army FC, on April 14 at Goa.
Five Reserve Team players make the cut in this squad under new Head Coach Marco Pezzaiuoli - goalkeeper Sharon Padattil, midfielders Damaitphang Lyngdoh and Muhammad Inayath, as well as strikers Akashdeep Singh and Sivasakthi Narayanan.
New Foreign recruit Gabonese defender Yrondu Musavu-King will play along with Juanan Gonzalez, Cleiton Silva and Erik Paartalu in the squad for this qualifying campaign.
Sunil Chhetri will lead the side after recovering from COVID-19. Match is going to be held at GMC Stadium, in Bambolim at Goa. SQUAD:
Goalkeepers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Lalthuammawia Ralte, Lara Sharma, Sharon Padattil
Defenders: Rahul Bheke, Pratik Chaudhari, Juan Gonzalez, Wungngayam Muirang, Ajith Kumar, Ashique Kuruniyan, Joe Zoherliana, Parag Shrivas, Yrondu Musavu-King, Biswa Darjee
Midfielders: Erik Paartalu, Suresh Wangjam, Harmanjot Khabra, Namgyal Bhutia, Emanuel Lalchhanchuaha, Damaitphang Lyngdoh, Muhammad Inayath
Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Edmund Lalrindika, Udanta Singh, Cleiton Silva, Leon Augustine, Naorem Roshan Singh, Sivasakthi Narayanan, Akashdeep Singh
Head Coach: Marco Pezzaiuoli
Assistant Coach: Naushad Moosa